Diversity

Diversity

 
Bridging the Generation Gap Gravett, Linda | Throckmorton, Robin Career Press , 2007 Diversity

In today’s workplace, five generations–Radio Babies, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Gen Yers and the Millenials–bring unique perspectives and experiences to the job. For businesses to compete in today’s global economy, all...

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The Loudest Duck Liswood, Laura John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2010 Diversity

The increased globalization of the business world has caused organizations to become more aware of the need to ensure diverse, level playing fields in their workplaces. While organizations frequently create diversity...

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The Female Vision Helgesen, Sally | Johnson, Julie Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2010 Diversity

Women and men have different perspectives on the world and on how they experience it, but business organizations have traditionally focused on and rewarded only male-centric points of view. A woman’s unique perceptions...

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Y in the Workplace Lipkin, Nicole A. | Perrymore, April J. Career Press , 2009 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

Like it or not, Generation Y (Gen Y) is entering the workplace, and their numbers are too big to ignore. Sporting nose rings and spurning panty hose, listening to iPods and continuously text messaging, the generation...

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Business Across Cultures Trompenaars, Fons | Woolliams, Peter Capstone Wiley Publishing Ltd. , 2004 Diversity, Global Business

In a global economy, contemplation of culture is neither new nor unusual. In fact, it is crucial for a successful business venture. Often, when company executives seek to break into the international market or form...

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Why Women Mean Business Wittenberg-Cox, Avivah | Maitland, Alison John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2008 Diversity, Human Resources

According to the authors of Why Women Mean Business, the influence of women in the workplace and the marketplace is changing everything, and the changes are desirable rather than threatening. Utilizing...

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Managing Hispanic and Latino Employees Nevaer, Louis E. V. Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2010 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

Louis Nevaer’s Managing Hispanic and Latino Employees is a practical guide to navigating cultural issues in the workplace. The book offers advice on managing a diverse workforce at each stage of...

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Leading with Cultural Intelligence Livermore, David AMACOM , 2010 Diversity, Global Business, Leadership, Relationships

Cultural intelligence (CQ) is a set of skills that facilitates effective cross-cultural management. Instead of learning the intricacies of the culture and practices of every nation, CQ provides a broad-based model that...

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Keeping the Millennials Sujansky, Joanne G | Ferri-Reed, Jan John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

For the first time in history, corporate managers face the challenge of managing four generations at once: the Matures, Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Generation Y (the Millennials). As Boomers get ready to retire en...

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Not Everyone Gets a Trophy Tulgan, Bruce John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

As members of Generation Y enter the workforce in ever-increasing numbers, they bring with them a new set of attitudes that can present unique challenges to their managers, many of whom come from older generations. It...

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